Workbook for Radiation Protection in Medical Radiography

Author: Mary Alice Statkiewicz Sherer
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323292771
Format: PDF
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Enhance your understanding of radiation physics and radiation protection! Corresponding to the chapters in Radiation Protection in Medical Radiography, 7th Edition, by Mary Alice Statkiewicz Sherer, this workbook provides a clear, comprehensive review of all the material included in the text. Practical exercises help you apply your knowledge to the practice setting. It is well written and easy to comprehend". Reviewed by: Kirsten Farrell, University of Portsmouth Date: Nov 2014 A comprehensive review includes coverage of all the material included in the text, including x-radiation interaction, radiation quantities, cell biology, radiation biology, radiation effects, dose limits, patient and personnel protection, and radiation monitoring. Chapter highlights call out the most important information with an introductory paragraph and a bulleted summary. A variety of question formats includes multiple choice, matching, short answer, fill-in-the-blank, true-false, labeling, and crossword puzzles. Calculation exercises offer practice in applying the formulas and equations introduced in the text. Answers are provided in the back of the book so you can easily check your work.

Radiation Protection in Medical Radiography

Author: Mary Alice Statkiewicz Sherer
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323292755
Format: PDF
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A full-color resource, Radiation Protection in Medical Radiography, 7th Edition makes it easy to understand both basic and complex concepts in radiation protection, biology, and physics. Concise coverage promotes the safe use of ionizing radiation in all imaging modalities, including the effects of radiation on humans at the cellular and systemic levels, regulatory and advisory limits for human exposure to radiation, and the implementation of radiation safety practices for patients and personnel. This edition includes NEW content on the impact of radiation levels during the nuclear power plant crisis that followed the 2011 earthquake/tsunami in Japan. From an author team led by well-known radiation protection expert Mary Alice Statkiewicz Sherer, this text has consistently helped students perform well on the ARRT exam! "...well written and easy to comprehend". Reviewed by Kirsten Farrell on behalf of RAD Magazine, March 2015 Full-color illustrations reinforce important information. Convenient, easy-to-use features include chapter outlines and objectives, highlighting of key terms, and bulleted summaries and review questions to enhance comprehension and retention. Clear and concise writing style covers complex concepts in radiation protection, biology, and physics in a building-block approach from basic to more complex concepts. Review questions are included at the end of chapters to assess your comprehension, with answers on the Evolve companion website. Coverage of historical radiological disasters includes photos and text on Hiroshoma, Chernobyl, and Three-Mile Island. UPDATED! NCRP and ICRP content includes guidelines, regulations, and radiation quantities and units, explaining the effects of low-level ionizing radiation, demonstrating the link between radiation and cancer and other diseases, and providing the regulatory perspective needed for practice. NEW! Discussion of Total Effective Dose Equivalent (TEDE) covers the radiation dosimetry quantity defined by the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission to monitor and control human exposure to ionizing radiation. NEW! Coverage of the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Plant Crisis addresses the impact of radiation levels following Japan’s earthquake/tsunami in March 2011. NEW! TRACE section covers the Tools for Radiation Awareness and Community Education program, a two-phase approach to radiation dose awareness and overall patient dose reduction through a joint venture of AHRA and Toshiba’s Putting Patients First. NEW! Discussion of the FDA white paper: Initiative to Reduce Unnecessary Exposure from Medical Imaging promotes the safe use of medical imaging devices, supports informed clinical decision making, and leads to increased patient awareness.

Radiobiology and Radiation Protection in Medical Radiography

Author: Mary Alice Statkiewicz Sherer
Publisher: Mosby Incorporated
ISBN: 9780323098250
Format: PDF, Docs
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This money saving package includes the 2nd edition of Mosby's Radiography Online: Radiobiology and Radiation Protection (User Guide and Access Code), the 6th edition of Radiation Protection in Medical Radiography Textbook, and the Workbook for Radiation Protection in Medical Radiography, 6e.

Radiation Protection in Medical Radiography E Book

Author: Kelli Haynes
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323277128
Format: PDF, ePub
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Sherer’s Radiation Protection in Medical Radiography provides vital information on radiation protection and biology in a clear, concise, and easy-to-understand manner. Building from basic to more complex concepts, this book also presents radiation physics, cell structure, effects of radiation on humans at the cellular and systemic levels, regulatory and advisory limits for human exposure to radiation, and the implementation of patient and personnel radiation protection practices. Historical perspectives explain the effects of low-level ionizing radiation and demonstrate the link between radiation and cancer and other diseases. Chapter outlines and objectives, highlighted key terms bulleted summaries, and review questions help you follow and understand the material. Full-color text and art programs enhance visual appeal, reinforce important elements, and hold your interest. Review questions with answers help you assess your comprehension. Student Workbook helps you review important text information presented in the book. Companion online products provide you with an online supplement for the Sherer text. Updated NCRP and ICRP regulations provide the regulatory perspective you need for practice. New information on: Chernobyl Auger electrons Expanded discussions about CR and DR especially in respect to mAs. Expanded section on CT Evolve Student Resources including web-links.

Radiation Protection in Medical Radiography

Author: Mary Alice Statkiewicz Sherer
Publisher: Mosby Incorporated
ISBN: 9780323094894
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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This is a Pageburst digital textbook; the product description may vary from the print textbook. Sherer's Radiation Protection in Medical Radiography provides vital information on radiation protection and biology in a clear, concise, and easy-to-understand manner. Building from basic to more complex concepts, this book also presents radiation physics, cell structure, effects of radiation on humans at the cellular and systemic levels, regulatory and advisory limits for human exposure to radiation, and the implementation of patient and personnel radiation protection practices. Historical perspectives explain the effects of low-level ionizing radiation and demonstrate the link between radiation and cancer and other diseases. Chapter outlines and objectives, highlighted key terms bulleted summaries, and review questions help you follow and understand the material. Full-color text and art programs enhance visual appeal, reinforce important elements, and hold your interest. Review questions with answers help you assess your comprehension. Student Workbook helps you review important text information presented in the book. Companion online products provide you with an online supplement for the Sherer text. Updated NCRP and ICRP regulations provide the regulatory perspective you need for practice. New information on: Chernobyl Auger electrons Expanded discussions about CR and DR especially in respect to mAs. Expanded section on CT Evolve Student Resources including web-links.

Diagnostische und interventionelle Radiologie

Author: Thomas J. Vogl
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
ISBN: 3540876685
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Das Fachbuch bietet Informationen zum neuesten Stand der Diagnostik und zu den aktuellen Möglichkeiten für interventionelle Verfahren. Es ist das erste deutschsprachige Fachbuch, das die gesamte Radiologie in einem Band auf Facharztniveau darstellt. In den klinischen Kapiteln werden zunächst die Klinik, dann die diagnostischen und interventionellen Optionen ausführlich dargestellt. Der Band berücksichtigt die Leitlinien der Deutschen Röntgengesellschaft und bietet mehr als 1000 Abbildungen in höchster Qualität zum Abgleich mit eigenen Befunden.

Workbook for Radiologic Science for Technologists

Author: Stewart C. Bushong
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323429386
Format: PDF
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Sharpen your radiographic skills and reinforce what you've learned in Bushong’s Radiologic Science for Technologists, 11th Edition. Corresponding to the chapters in the textbook, this workbook utilizes worksheets, crossword puzzles and math exercises to help you master the information in your reading. Plus, a math tutor section helps you brush up on your math skills. By using this workbook you’ll gain the scientific understanding and practical experience needed to become an informed, confident radiographer. Comprehensive and in-depth coverage lets users review and apply all of the major concepts in the text. Over 100 worksheets make it easy to review specific topics, and are numbered according to textbook chapter. Penguin boxes summarize relevant information from the textbook, making it easier to review major concepts and do worksheet exercises. Math Tutor worksheets provide a great refresher or extra practice with decimal and fractional timers, fraction/decimal conversion, solving for desired mAs, and technique adjustments. NEW! Chapters on radiography/fluoroscopy patient radiation dose and computed tomography patient radiation dose provide up-to-date information on the challenges of digital imaging that will be encountered in the clinical setting. NEW! Closer correlation to the textbook simplifies review. NEW! Worksheets on radiography/fluoroscopy patient radiation dose and computed tomography patient radiation dose offer an excellent review of the new textbook chapters.